Licensed Vocational Nurse - Full Time


Under the Registered Nurse/House Supervisor’s direct supervision, the LVN provides direct nursing care in accordance with the laws governing nursing practice. 

  • Ensures that the scope of duties and services provided is consistent and within the state nursing practice guidelines. 
  • Demonstrates knowledge of individual patients’ histories, current progress, and treatment goals. 
  • Demonstrates the ability to make appropriate nursing decisions when assessing patients/residents. 
  • Complies with established medication policies and procedures. 
  • Effectively operates and troubleshoots commonly utilized equipment. 
  • Completes all required documentation in a timely manner. 
  • Receives telephone orders from the Licensed Independent Practitioner and completes orders per established policies and procedures. 
  • Reassess patients per established policies and procedures to identify progress and trends that require intervention or reporting to the Licensed Independent Practitioner. 
  • Demonstrates the ability to perform basic drug calculations. 
  • Participates in rounds when appropriate. 
  • Accepts patient assignments as directed by the Charge Nurse. 
  • Coordinates care with ancillary clinical departments to provide optimal patient care. 
  • Coordinates and oversees care delivered by certified nursing assistants. 
  • Ensures patient weights are performed and documented for patients as ordered 
  • Enhances professional growth by attending seminars or further educational opportunities. 
  • Actively seeks out opportunities for professional advancement. 
  • Participates in the orientation of new employees. 
  • Ability to recognize changes in patient status with the implementation of appropriate interventions. 
  • Verbalizes the Licensed Vocational Nurse role in patient emergency situations and cardiopulmonary arrest. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 
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Job Requirements


  • Preferred at least two (2) years of experience in an acute/postacute hospital setting. 

Education Required

  • Licensed Vocational Nurse in the State in which providing care. 

Additional Information


  • Maintain current licensure as a Licensed Vocational Nurse in the State in which performing duties. 
  • Must be certified in BLS upon hire date. 
  • Must be certified in ACLS and PALS within forty-five (45) days of hire date. 
  • Patient de-escalation training (SAMA) is required within 30 days of hire. 
  • Maintain current certification in good standing during employment.  
  • Attends aggressive behavioral management training as required by the facility.